Grandma's Sweet and Tangy Bean Salad

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I've never been a huge bean salad fan, due to the textures primarily. However, this bean salad my grandmother and mother passed along is great because it adds a good crunchiness with cucumbers, green peppers, onion, and celery!

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can green beans, drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can wax beans, drained

  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can corn kernels, drained

  • 1 (8 ounce) can sweet peas, drained

  • 1 cup chopped celery

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • 1 cup diced cucumber

  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper

  • ¾ cup white vinegar

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Mix green beans, kidney beans, wax beans, corn, sweet peas, celery, onion, cucumber, and green bell pepper together in a bowl.

  2. Stir vinegar, sugar, vegetable oil, and salt together in a saucepan; bring to a boil until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.

  3. Pour vinegar mixture over bean mixture; marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight. Drain salad of extra marinade before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

273 Calories
12g Fat
40g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 273
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 672mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 17mg 84%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 192mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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